The Instagram Outfits That Are Inspiring Our August Wardrobes

It's hard to believe August is almost here. It seems like just yesterday we were enjoying those first few picnics in the park as the weather started to warm up. Though with the final summer month's imminent arrival, it's time to kick back and enjoy the last vestiges of the season (sorry, but this is England, after all) and embrace everything that your warm-weather wardrobe has to offer. Clad yourself in gingham, forgo jackets for as long as possible, wear your favourite floral dresses on rotation and accessorise yourself in all the basket bags and slingback shoes you can get your hands on.

You might be bored of them now, but we promise come October, you'll be dreaming of these balmy heatwave days. If you're in need of some inspiration for the coming weeks, Instagram is currently stuffed full of enviable outfits. From Maggie McCormack's minimalist maxi dress to Karina Marriott's green check midi, scroll down to discover what to wear in August from the ladies leading the charge. 

Maxi Dress + Cardigan
What To Wear In August: Maxi Dress and Cardigan

Photo:

@maggie_mccormack

Style Notes: A white maxi dress is the ultimate summer staple. If you're in the UK, make sure to always keep a cardi close by for when those inevitable chilly evenings set in. 

Tonal White Outfit + Statement Accessories
What To Wear In August: All White + Statement Accessories

Photo:

@amaka.hamelijnck

Style Notes: A tonal all-white look is one of those outfits formulas that is just made for summer. Here, Amaka adds interest to her minimalist look through the use of statement accessories, including a Dior bag and bright blue headscarf. 

Midi Skirt + Puff-Sleeve Blouse
What To Wear In August: Midi Skirt + Puff Sleeve Blouse

Photo:

@nicoleocran

Style Notes: A midi skirt is a key staple in many wardrobes. This season, pair your favourite with a printed puff-sleeve blouse to create an elevated summer silhouette. 

KNOTTED SHIRT + MINISKIRT
What To Wear In August: Erika Boldrin in a mini skirt and shirt

Photo:

@erika_boldrin

Style Notes: A very chic take on safari styling, make the most of the final warmer days by wearing your favourite miniskirt with a knotted shirt in a contrasting colour. 

GINGHAM + STRAPPY SANDALS
What To Wear In August: Karina Marriott wears a gingham dress with white strap sandals

Photo:

@styleidealist

Style Notes: Gingham checks are going nowhere. Dress them up with a pair of white strappy sandals and finish with simple minimal jewellery. 

RETRO FLORALS + SIMPLE SLIDERS
What To Wear In August: Monikh Dale in a printed dress and sandals

Photo:

@lucywilliams02

Style Notes: Faithfull the Brand has singlehandedly put retro florals back on the fashion map with its collection of summer dresses. Pair them with simple footwear so as not to detract from the print at hand. 

LEGGINGS + TAILORING
What To Wear In August: Emili Sindlev in a pair of printed trousers and a tailored blazer

Photo:

@emilisindlev

Style Notes: Cycling shorts may have been all the rage over the last year, but now the trend is becoming more modern thanks to the addition of colours and prints. Choose a playful printed legging and then directly contrast with an oversize tailored blazer. 

JEANS + A NICE TOP

Photo:

@sylviemus_

Style Notes: We constantly profess our love of jeans and nice tops, though none come chicer than this combination. Elevate a pair of vintage-wash jeans with a satin blouse then finish with the most classic of accessories. 

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